Lynda Pauley – Following the Trail (Halley Gallery)

May 30–Oct 25, 2015

Lynda Pauley gained acclaim as an equine artist, painting championship horses throughout the U.S., Canada and France. In recent years her subjects have grown to include prairies, pioneers and people native to the region. Her masterful control of oil paint and pastel instills her subjects with a sense of living, breathing reality.

Opening Reception
5:30-7:30pm, Saturday, May 30, 2015
Concurrent with 69th Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition

Free Artist Talk
2-3pm Saturday, Jun 6, 2015

Lynda Pauley Painting Workshop
Essentials – Putting Power into Painting
9am-5pm, Saturday, Jul 18, 2015

Check here for details & registration.

Andrew Hendrixson: Not Yet Fallen (Chakeres Gallery)

Mar 5–Aug 31, 2015

Andrew Hendrixson of Mount Vernon, Ohio, will be the fourth artist to show in the Springfield Museum of Art program series, You + 4 Artists, funded by Power2Give through Culture Works in Dayton. Hendrixson’s exhibit, Not Yet Fallen, will be on display at the Museum from March 5 through August 31, 2015.

Painting Ohio Prairies: A Year in the Life – 2014 Ohio Plein Air Society Exhibition

Dec 6, 2014-Feb 22, 2015

Over the past two years, the Ohio Plein Air Society’s members have been painting prairies throughout the state. Plein Air painters take their name from the French words “en plein air,” meaning in fresh air, or outside. In addition to works created solely outside in all seasons, there will be paintings completed inside based on studies and work done outside. This year’s biennial exhibition is juried by Fred Fochtman, a fine art conservator and painter based in Columbus.

Wittenberg Studio Art Seniors Winter Show (Halley Gallery)

Nov 22, 2014-Feb 1, 2015

The exhibit in the Halley Gallery is an annual display that the senior art students create during their final year at Wittenberg. The studio art majors collectively display samples of their thesis projects as a sneak preview of their individual results.

The senior projects are self-selected and contain their best efforts in that media. Nineteen seniors are exhibiting in the show this year and they represent a broad range of media and techniques within the Art Department at Wittenberg. The entire project from each senior will be displayed in the gallery and exhibit spaces of Koch Hall on the Wittenberg campus in April, 2015.

Recent Works: The Art of Larry Shineman

Sep 20–Nov 23, 2014

Drawing upon his childhood in Nebraska, his experiences in New Mexico, his nearly 50 years in Ohio, and his mentors and teachers. Professor emeritus at The Ohio State University, Larry Shineman’s paintings and drawings are both mysterious and calming, drawing you into their composition.

Special Exhibition – Classic Images: Photographs by Ansel Adams

Feb 14-May 11, 2014

Classic Images includes 72 images – all black and white – that Adams personally printed for his daughter.  It is one of his Museum Sets, a portfolio he conceived in the 1970s as the best images from his career.

Special Exhibition Admission Prices: Adults $8; Members and under 17 $3

Sponsored by Sarica, with additional support from Jon and Lori Bartell, Andy and Cathy Bell, Bryce Hill, Inc., Kristina and Terry Butler, Comfort Keepers, Patrick Field, Jim and Joan Foreman, Clayton Hays, Deborah Hill, Mark Kearns, Tom, Tina, Argeri, and Yanni Lagos, Ross McGregor and Dr. Cathy Crompton, Dr. Rick Nedelman and Lori Thomas, Dr. Charles and Jade Parsons, Pentalflex, Inc., Steve and Connie Schneider, Wallace & Turner, Inc., and with assistance from the Convention and Facilities Authority.

All photographs from the collection of Anne Adams Helms; exhibition coordinated by Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL.

2014 Congressional Art Competition

Mar 29-Apr 14, 2014

The 2014 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery,” aims to showcase the artistic talents of 8th District high school students. The competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12), who are residents of the 8th Congressional District.

The work of art that is awarded the GRAND PRIZE will hanging in the U.S. Capitol for one year, along with other winning pieces from students around the country. The winning artist may receive free round-trip airfare for the national winners’ reception in Washington, D.C., and be eligible for a $3000/year scholarship to a renowned college of arts and design. FIRST PLACE artwork will hang in the Office of the Speaker of the House for one year. Winners will be announced at a community reception at Springfield Museum of Art on April 5.

Visit the Museum from March 29 to April 14 to view the Congressional Art Competition Exhibit, An Artistic Discovery. And join us on Saturday April 5, 4-6pm, for a community reception celebrating these budding young artists.